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The Mask Returns With Political Satire Angle in New Comic Series

Dark Horse Comics is reviving the Mask franchise in October. Dubbed The Mask: I Pledge Allegiance to the Mask, this new series will bring an extra dose of political satire to this darkly comical franchise.

I Pledge Allegiance to the Mask will be written by Halt and Catch Fire showrunner Christopher Cantwell, with art by Patric Reynolds (Joe Golem), colors by Lee Loughridge (Stumptown) and letters by Nate Piekos (William Gibson’s Alien 3). Check out the cover to issue #1 below:

The Mask: I Pledge Allegiance to the Mask! #1 cover by Patric Reynolds. (Image Credit: Dark Horse Comics) The Mask: I Pledge Allegiance to the Mask! #1 cover by Patric Reynolds. (Image Credit: Dark Horse Comics)

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